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View Diary: The Staggering Cost of Playing it "Safe" (196 comments)

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  •  Not an elephant gun... It's theater. (4+ / 0-)
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    Spoc42, carp, BYw, brein

    It's not that it's overkill.  It's security theater.  The goal is to be very visibly doing something, for the sake of visibly doing something.  Sure, some security will be achieved in the process, but most of the real security gains could be made by less intrusive methods.  However, less intrusive methods would go un-noticed.

    •  Ding ding ding!!! (2+ / 0-)
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      Sparky McGruff, dansmith17

      Exactly.  100% for show.  Pandering to the dumbest and most frightened among us, just like usual.  

      But they're the ones who'll wail the loudest and spend all of their time and energy getting their way.

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